Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 6:08 pm

Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

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Today is Tuesday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2013. There are 308 days left in the year.
1863 -- 150 years ago: The Camden Bridge will be ready for crossing of teams bytomorrow or the next day. Mayor Davenport has a crew of men at work propping up thebridge, and it soon will be as strong as ever.
1888 -- 125 years ago: A telephone has been installed in the office of the Rock Islandpublic schools superintendent in addition to those at the high school.
1913 -- 100 years ago: A burglar, smashing a window in the Rock Island CountyCourthouse last night took $4,000 in cash from several offices in the building.
1938 -- 75 years ago: James R. Downing, of Rock Island, has been named president of theIllinois Milk Producers Association.
1963 -- 50 years ago: The First National Bank of Rock Island is presenting paintings ofthe W.J. Quinlan, former Sternwheel ferry boat, to sixth-grade classes in Rock Islandin appreciation for essays written last year on "Rock Island Today" and Rock IslandTomorrow."
1988 -- 25 years ago: Noreen Gosch, the mother of missing Iowa teen Johnny Gosch,was recognized Thursday by Protecting All Children together for her family's efforts inraising the country's consciousness on children issues.